Studio 5 is part of "Hara's Houses", a complex of 5 self-catered studios sharing a small swimming pool. It is located at Imerovigli village -the highest point on the rim of the Caldera- with exceptional views of the volcano and the Aegean Sea.
Hara's Houses - Studio 5, the white vaulted roof house (namely "Athena"), is built overlooking the Santorini volcano, the Caldera, the rock formations of Skaros and the Imerovigli village. It is of a typical Santorini architecture at the very edge of the rim of the Caldera.
The studio benefits from:
-one double built-in bed
-one single bed or sofa
-own terrace with amazing views of the Caldera
-own fully equipped kitchenette with fridge, cooking rings, kettle, french coffee press, crockery and dishes
-air-condition (cold or hot)
-bedding and linen
-chairs and tables for indoors and outdoors
-two sun beds
-access to small swimming pool, located at the bottom level of the complex.
The studio can sleep 2-3 people.
Included in price:
• daily cleaning service
• linen & bath towels
• running costs (electricity, water, etc.)
• WiFi internet access
• transfers to/from the port/airport
• car/scooter/atv rentals
• private massage sessions on site
• island tours
• event planning
Please note that RATES vary according to time of year and number of nights. Please contact us for offers and discounts!
The neighborhood is peaceful and tranquil and comprises mostly of private houses. The village has a number of traditional and high standard local restaurants, mini markets, shops and car rental agencies.
The main road for parking, groceries shop and bus stop is only 120 meters away.
The studios are located 60 steps below the main walking path. The location is not suitable for wheelchairs and serious mobility problems. Please note that being right at the edge of the cliff, we do not recommend our studios for families with young children below the age of 6 due to multiple steep steps in and around the property.
Distances from Hara’s houses (approximates):
- Fira (the capital): 1km (10-15’ minutes walk)
- Oia (Ia): 7km
- Perissa/Perivolos (Black beach): 15km
- Kamari beach: 15km
- Akrotiri & Red beach: 15km
- Airport (JTR): 7km
- Athinios Port: 8km
Other Things to Note
Studio 5 can be rented individually or -for larger number of people- in combination with the other studios (see relevant listings or ask for more info), since they are all part of the same private complex.
Wedding, honeymoon, anniversary and birthday events, as well as retreats and seminars, can be organised upon request.
Haras house hosted by Anna and Stamos was everything and more. The view will take your breath away. AMAZING! House is clean and exactly like the photos with pool. Outdoor area for dinner or even a few drinks. Restaurants just steps from the house. 5euros to Fira via taxi. A lot of supermarkets near by too. Bed is very comfortable, bathroom very clean. House is very spacious, kitchenette with everything you need. When we needed anything Stamos and his crew were very helpful. I will definitely go back to this beautiful haven and would recommend it to everyone. Neighbouring houses were good, didn't really notice because the house is very private. WiFi also was fast. And the cleaning lady came in every day. It was a great stay thankyou stamos.
What a view, what a view! Even after a couple of days, one never tires of it.
While the warnings about the stairs are thoughtful, it's nothing extreme... we had no problems with our 5yr old boy.
A special mention for Stamos, who was great in answering our inquiries and helped us getting back to the airport.
For the negative points, we remember two: as mentioned by others, the kitchenette is really very, very basic - don't rely on it.
Secondly, and maybe inevitable since the place was built into the rocks: you will spend your time with the windows open to avoid some of the humidity and smell that comes along. Not too bad, but still a bit annoying as it can cool off considerably during the nighttime.
Santorini has dead drop gorgeous views at every turn but they couldn't be more beautiful than from our terrace at apartment Athena at Hara's Houses. The beds were comfortable and the towels and linens fresh everyday. The hot water was an issue however understandable on Santorini's cliffside. The kitchen was disappointing and not only in need a a good cleaning but new appliances as well. No coffee pot, microwave or working corkscrew!
We hade wonderful help with luggage, pool and hot water from Kostas.
The stairs up and down were very hard to climb and not for someone with bad knees or legs! Still it was an enjoyable, unforgettable stay of five nights and would recommend to others. Anna was very quick to remedy any problem that arose.
Amazing view, swimming pool next to the loft & quiet area. Expected to be cleaner, as we found rubbish from the previous customers & hair in the bathroom. Broadly speaking it was in a good condition, however in that price it is important to check & mention every detail.
Generally recommended for your future vacations, however it is important for the landlord to be aware of the personnel's actions when absent.
My fiance and I could not have been happier to spend a night at Hara's House in Studio 5. We wish we had more time to spend because we were blown away. The studio is the lowest on the hillside with the absolute best view and secluded patio. The shared pool is on the same level and it was great to visit with the other guests who were all friendly and at night it was almost as if we had the whole level to ourselves. The room was incredibly cozy, clean, and most of all welcoming. We were in awe at the space and the ability to be comfortable with windows, air conditioning, leaving the doors open if we wished and the location was tops. We wound up visiting the grocery store at the top of the hill for some wine and snacks and made use of the chess board and veranda for a totally unique and at home laid back evening watching the sunset. There were other guests staying in a house at Hara's that were there the previous year and came back and now we know why. We will be be back to Hara's and I cannot recommend it more to anyone visiting Santorini. Absolutely the best.
Absolutely stunning! We were very happy with our stay. It would be very tough to find a better location. It's also easy to get to Oia and Fira from here.
The studio we rented overall was excellent. It was clean (a cleaning lady came by every day), spacious and beautifuly decorated. Our host met us at the airport, drove us to the house and made sure everything was alright. The location is perfect for walks into the towns of Santorini.
Three things to be aware of when renting this studio: 1. It is only accessible by a large number of stairs and narrow walkways, so you need to be fit enough to do this. 2. There is wifi, but barely. If you plan to do any serious work online, it is a pain. 3. The studio is surrounded by other studios and has the shared pool directly next to its terrace. You will see and hear your neighbours continuously.
If these points do not bother you, do not hesitate to book this studio! It is a wonderful location to explore Santorini from and the host will do almost anything to make sure your stay is enjoyable.
- This specific studio is worth the small extra cost, because it is the front one on the cliffs.
- There's a small supermarket run by a nice American lady just down the road for all your basic needs.
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Hi! I am Anna. I live in Athens -when not else in the world- and I work as a Creative Director in various freelance projects. I love travelling, hidden paths and always try to find and offer those details that do make the difference :-)
Hope to have the pleasure to have you as my guests!